Zip Code 28203 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:11315
Racial Majority:White 68.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.8%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$52210
Average Adjusted Gross Income$133450
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time17.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range689 - 699 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.20825958, -80.85724640

Zip Code 28203 Description

Zip Code 28203 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28203 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28203 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28203 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, . Zip code 28203 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28203 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28203 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28203 increased to 11315 from 10162 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28203 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28203 public schools is White. 20% of students in 28203 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8945 68.06% 7283 +23%
 Black Or African American 3273 24.9% 3286 +-0%
 Hispanic 435 3.31% 307 +42%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.06% 38 -79%
 Asian 229 1.74% 239 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.11% 4 +275%
 Other Race 17 0.1% 17 -24%
 Two Or More Races 141 1.71% 141 +60%

Zip Code 28203 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.8%
 Black Or African American 22.2%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 28203 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1131510162
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households5947
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$52210
Income Under $50K Per Year48.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.60%
28203 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28203 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
88Mary BelkDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$434315
Average Real Estate Sale Price$354380
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 28203 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048576670696250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556472798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.113.684.523.013.673.583.863.73.883.673.373.344.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28203
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 28203
Myers Park High SchoolMecklenburg
West Charlotte High SchoolMecklenburg